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Why use Care Courses? Because they're convenient, affordable and you learn so much!


Zoica“Thank you for your support and help. I really appreciate and love the courses. They made a light bulb go on above my head.”

Zoica, Schiller Park, Illinois

jane“I think Care Courses are the best online courses! They are easy to understand, navigate and prices are very reasonable."

Kellie, Nowata, Oklahoma



Shawn"I thoroughly enjoyed the course and found its structure and vernacular to be modern and comprehensible. I was able to finish the course in a timely manner with ease. I entered my first day at my new daycare with the confidence and knowledge necessary to be an ideal caregiver. Thanks!"

Faren, Wylie, Texas

Care Courses offers distance-learning courses for child care providers and parents. Use our childcare professional development clock hours for most US States continuing education inservice requirements and registries, for CDA Certification (Child Development Associate Credential), for CDA Renewal and for NAC Renewal. All our professional development courses give both Clock Hours and IACET CEUs.

Our informative child care training programs can be completed anywhere and at any time. Study at home, at the park, or wherever is most convenient for you. Our friendly, knowledgeable instructors offer unlimited free student support by phone or email, and are always happy to help!

Early childhood child care training can be fun, interesting, and relevant to your daily work and experience! We've been offering professional development classes for over 30 years; we love what we do and truly want to make your experience fantastic.

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National Childcare Credentials in Washington State: Use our courses toward a CDA as well as to renew your CDA, NAC or CCP.

Washington State Childcare Training Requirements: Care Courses is a STARS approved continuing education training organization. All Care Courses are approved through STARS for continuing education clock hours for those who work in child care centers, family home child care programs and school-age child care programs. This includes directors, program directors, site coordinators, lead teachers, assistants, program assistants, licensees, primary staff persons and volunteers. To check our approved status, please visit the MERIT website. Care Courses is listed under organization search.

For STARS credit, please add your Washington MERIT Registry ID number to your Care Courses account. Once you have added it, please email us at info@carecourses.com so that we can report your training. Thank you!

Opening a child care facility in Washington State: For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Washington State, please contact your state licensing agency using the contact information below. The licensing agency can give you advice on the requirements, rules and regulations of your state.

Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families
P.O. Box 45480
Olympia, WA 98504-5480
(866) 482-4325

Washington Child Care Licensing